KOU Starts the Online Training Program with IREX, MHE-IRAQ and MHE-KRG

IREX; Koya UniversityToday, the preliminary session (virtual teatime) for the Iraqi Universities coordinators started the online E-Learning Professional Training Program that organized by IREX with the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research-IRAQ and the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research -KRG. The online training program will last till the first week of June 2020. The Koya University team is represented by:


A KOU Teaching Staff Published a Conference Paper

The Migration Conference 2019Dr. Karaman Mamand Faraj, a teaching staff at the Department of Law, Faculty of Humanities and Scoial Sciences,Koya University, presented a paper in The Migration Conference 2019, Bari, Italy,18-20 June 2019. The paper entitled "State as a Birthplace and Main Cause behind Massive Migration and Refugee Outflows" is now available in the conference proceeding: Chapter II. (2.2. State as a Birthplace and Main Cause behind Massive Migration and Refugee Outflows). Dr. Farj is curently on study leave at the United State.

The Higher Committee of the Bologna Process in Kurdistan Region is Pursuing its Meeting Online

Salah I. Yahy; Higher Committee; Bologna ProcessThe higher committee of the Bologna Proccess in Kurdistan Region started to pursuing its regular meetings online. The committee is directed by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Reserach in Kurdistan Universities with members from (7) Universities. Yesterday, the commitee held its regular meeting online. The meeting was directed by the D.G. Dr. Mohammed Hussein Ahmed, where the D.G Dr. Khattab Shekhany has been invited to attend the meeting, who had very important inputs and comments.


KOU Finished a One Month 25 Training Course Sessions on Online Learning

Salah I. Yahya; Online Learning Training CourseCoronavirus pandamic forces all Universities, institutions and research labs to shut down. The universities are shifting classes online. In this trend, KOU completed a one month training courses to all 25 departments, individually, on the online learning. Prof. Salah I. Yahya, the Director of the QA&CD at the University with his office members: Ms. Chra Maroof, Ms. Kenana Nouri, Mr. Alan Nahro, Ms. Haneen Hayder, Mr. Othman Kamal, Mr. Hawre Jabbar and Mr. Hardi Hamza were organized the training course.

KOU Launched a New Online-Learning Portal

Online Learning Portal at Koya UniversityDue to the coronavirus pandameic and due to the curfew in the most countries worldwide, most of the universities closed their doors and started the online learning. Koya University and since March 2020, started the online learning process. Koya University provided the required e-infrastructure and dopted some applications officialy to be implemented by the academics and students for the sake of the online-learning. For this reason, the Directorate of Quality Assurance and Curriculum Development launched an online-learning  portal that help all academics and students to go smothly and effeciently with online-learning. This portal archives all videos that recorded for the meeting and training courses with the departments at Koya University. Moreove, the portal publishes many training videos on how to use the online learning applications. The portal gives a stage for sdiscussion and wquessions that may beraised by the academics about the implemntation of the online-learning at Koya University. For more information, please visit the portal website: http://ol.koyauniversity.org/

KOU Participated the Meeting of the Higher Committee of Online Learning in Kurdistan Region

Salah I. Yahya; MHE; KOU; Online LearningToday, 7th April 2020 at 7:00 pm, the Higher Committee-MHE of the Online Learing in Kurdistan Region had an important meeting about the implementation of the online learning in Kurdistan Universities and institutes. The committee members presented the e-infrastructures of their universities and their readiness to the online learning.

A Professor from KOU with a Research Group from KUT and DTU Published a Research Paper in the AEU

AEUA Group of researchers from Koya University (KOU),  Kermanshah University of Technology (KUT) and the Duy Tan University (DTU) published a research paper entitled “Design and Fabrication of a High-performance Microstrip Multiplexer Using Computational Intelligence for Multi-band RF Wireless Communications Systems" in the AEU - International Journal of Electronics and Communications. The paper Presents a novel high-performance microstrip diplexer to operate at 0.78 GHz and 1.85 GHz for GSM applications. Professor Salah I. Yahya is among the researchers, from the Department of Software Engineering, Faculty of Engineering at Koya University. AEU - International Journal of Electronics and Communications is indexed by Clarivate Analytics with IF=2.853 and indexed by SCOPUS with level Q2.


KOU had a Speech in an International Universities Discussion

Sahar Basil; Koya UniversityDr. Sahar Basil M. Al-Qaisi, the assistant professor at the department of architectural engineering and the director of the Heritage Conservation Research Program (HCRP) at Koya University, has participated on 30 March 2020 as a speaker in the Online International Discussoin on ((Re) Contextualizing Contested Heritage: Building Capacity & Designing Participatory Approaches to Preserve Cultural Heritage by the Youth) which is an activity of the Research England Funding to Develop Participatory Approaches to Preserve Contested Heritage by Youth.

KOU launched a Database Management Application for the Staff Salaries

Koya University SalariesDue to the coronavirus pandamic and to avoid the Koya University staff overcrowding in the Koya University Bank and in the Accounting department, as well, Mr. Alan Nahro Tofiq at the Directorate of Qulaity Assurance created a new database management software to help the staff at Koya University to get the information about their salaries, monthly. You can check your salary information via the following link. You need to enter your Biometric code + your bank account ID:



KOU Uses Google Hangouts Meet to Support the e-Learning

Google Hangouts Meet,; Koya UniversityDue to the coronavirus pandamic, most of the Universities in the world have been closed and started the online teaching/learning process. Since 2013, KOU has subscribed to Google Apps. for Education (G-Suit), and since that time the course mangament system and the Quality Assurance are implemented using G-Suit applications. Recently, and to achive the e-laearning in a standard and effiecient way, KOU uses Moodle and Google Hangouts Meets as the official applications of KOU for the e-Learning.


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